Information about Estrogen
Estrogen is used for post menopausal osteoporosis, hormone replacement therapy (hrt) and contraception.
How estrogen works
Estrogen is the primary female sex hormone that, as a part of the hormone replacement therapy, works by maintaining the estrogen levels in the body, thereby relieving the symptoms occurring after menopause.
Common side effects of estrogen
Headache, Nausea, Mood changes, Breast enlargement, Change in body weight, Abdominal pain, Sexual dysfunction, Breast tenderness, Metrorrhagia (menstrual bleeding at irregular intervals), Fibroid, Edema.